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1. darling

noun. ['ˈdɑːrlɪŋ'] a special loved one.

Synonyms

  • dearie
  • favorite
  • macushla
  • ducky
  • chosen
  • teacher's pet
  • lover
  • pet
  • deary
  • mollycoddle

Antonyms

  • insincere
  • distant
  • unwanted
  • alienated

Etymology

  • derling (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deorling (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Darling

  • mcfarling
  • starling
  • sparling
  • snarling
  • quarreling
  • zarling
  • yarling
  • marling
  • harling
  • gnarling
  • garling
  • farling
  • carling

Example sentences of the word darling


1. Noun, singular or mass
Plus, imagine the heartbreak of the darling children if they don't get adequate time to say goodbye.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Its mustard-colored rays and baby blue cheeks are incredibly darling.

Quotes containing the word darling


1. Art is the child of Nature; yes, her darling child, in whom we trace the features of the mother's face, her aspect and her attitude.
- Beck

2. If a man has been his mother's undisputed darling he retains throughout life the triumphant feeling, the confidence in success, which not seldom brings actual success along with it.
- Sigmund Freud

3. I am only responsible for my own heart, you offered yours up for the smashing my darling. Only a fool would give out such a vital organ
- Anaïs Nin

2. darling

adjective. ['ˈdɑːrlɪŋ'] dearly loved.

Synonyms

  • beloved
  • loved

Antonyms

  • unpopular
  • leader
  • woman

Etymology

  • derling (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deorling (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. Darling

noun. an Australian river; tributary of the Murray River.

Synonyms

  • Australia
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